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‘Relief for Haiti’ march announced by Gregory Toussaint, CEO of Shekinah.fm, after petition receives 110,000 signatures in a week

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MIAMI — Gregory Toussaint, CEO of Shekinah.fm and senior pastor of Tabernacle of Glory, announced Shekinah.fm’s ‘Relief for Haiti’ to be held on Sunday, July 9. This event will bring together thousands in the U.S.—including all 50 states—plus participants in Haiti, Canada and France, to bring awareness to the mounting insecurity in Haiti. The United… Continue reading ‘Relief for Haiti’ march announced by Gregory Toussaint, CEO of Shekinah.fm, after petition receives 110,000 signatures in a week

Helping Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

EGYPT — Christian charity Help The Persecuted has helped more than 1000 Sudanese refugees who have fled the conflict in their country to start new lives in Egypt. As well as providing medical help, food and water they are sharing the hope of Christ and offering prayers for everyone they help. As thousands continue to… Continue reading Helping Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

Helping Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

EGYPT — Christian charity Help The Persecuted has helped more than 950 Sudanese refugees who have fled the conflict in their country to start new lives in Egypt. As well as providing medical help, food and water they are sharing the hope of Christ and offering prayers for everyone they help. As thousands continue to… Continue reading Helping Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

Global Opportunities Expand as MEDIAlliance International and The Influence Lab Announce New Partnership

LOS ANGELES — The power of partnership is being realized as MEDIAlliance International and The Influence Lab announce a new partnership committed to training and strengthening Christian pastors and media leaders on a global scale. The alliance expands upon a long-term friendship and like-minded ministry between MEDIAlliance president, Dr. Ron Harris and The Influence Lab… Continue reading Global Opportunities Expand as MEDIAlliance International and The Influence Lab Announce New Partnership

Timothy J. Keller Dies at Age 72

NEW YORK — Christian pastor and author Timothy J. Keller died this morning at age 72. Timothy Keller was the son of William B. Keller and Louise A. Clemente Keller. He was born and grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania, receiving his B.A. from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Seminary in S.… Continue reading Timothy J. Keller Dies at Age 72

Christians in Afghanistan Suffer Persecution Due to the Taliban

AFGHANISTAN — After the takeover of the country by the Taliban, Afghan Christians share their reality and needs. On August 15, 2021, the Taliban reached the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, in the final step towards complete military takeover of the country. Later that month, the US military forces withdrew from the country, and the nation… Continue reading Christians in Afghanistan Suffer Persecution Due to the Taliban

Life-Changing Livelihood for Persecuted Iraqi Christian

NORTHERN IRAQ — In 2014 when ISIS entered Mosul persecuted Iraqi Christian Namir was forced to flee the city with his family and seek safety in Northern Iraq in Erbil. But he struggled to earn a living to feed his family until he received help from Christian charity Help The Persecuted to start up his… Continue reading Life-Changing Livelihood for Persecuted Iraqi Christian

FEBC Brings Update from Ukraine During Air Raid Alert

UKRAINE — While the eerie sound of an air raid siren continues FEBC Eurasia Director Viktor Akhterov brings an update from Ukraine on how they’re broadcasts are continuing to bring God’s peace in the midst of the ongoing war there. Viktor Akhterov – FEBC’s Eurasia Director: Friends, as we stand here we hear the sirens… Continue reading FEBC Brings Update from Ukraine During Air Raid Alert

Nadia Sees Prayer as Spiritual Bridge to Others in the Arabian Peninsula

ARABIA — In the Arabian Peninsula, with its predominantly Islamic faith and culture, choosing to follow Christ can be costly. Nadia* struggled with loneliness and isolation when she became a Christian – but she has seen the impact of prayer. *Name changed for security reasons. Nadia*, name changed for security purposes: If I look back… Continue reading Nadia Sees Prayer as Spiritual Bridge to Others in the Arabian Peninsula

Rapid Response to Syria’s Earthquake Victims

ALEPPO, SYRIA — Many people in Syria felt abandoned when they saw the response to help them was too slow following the devastating earthquake last month which left thousands homeless.However Christian charity Help The Persecuted was quick to mobilize their team to provide vital supplies as well as work alongside local churches to also care… Continue reading Rapid Response to Syria’s Earthquake Victims

A Year of War in Ukraine–Street Interviews about God

KYIV, UKRAINE — One year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, FEBC’s broadcasters interviews everyday Ukrainians how the war has affected them. How has the suffering of the past year affected their view of God? Honest responses from Christians and non-Christians underscore the deep spiritual needs of Ukraine during such a time as this. Russia’s invasion… Continue reading A Year of War in Ukraine–Street Interviews about God

Help The Persecuted Stands With Earthquake Victims in Syria

ALEPPO, SYRIA — Christian charity Help The Persecuted has mobilised field ministry teams in some of the worst-hit parts of Syria working alongside their local church partners to provide practical and spiritual support to those devastated by the recent earthquake. Their regional director Samar brings an update during one of their relief distributions in Aleppo.… Continue reading Help The Persecuted Stands With Earthquake Victims in Syria

Christian Syrian Mother and Son Share their Earthquake Experience

SYRIA — Apo and Jina have featured in several years of Open Doors’ ongoing Hope for the Middle East campaign. Here, they share their experience of the earthquake and their hope for the future. Apo and Jina: I was sleeping on the bed next to my son. A mild earthquake started and then it got… Continue reading Christian Syrian Mother and Son Share their Earthquake Experience

SAT-7 TÜRK Supports Earthquake Survivors While Mourning Losses

ISTANBUL, TURKEY — While the team from Christian media ministry SAT-7 TÜRK has also been impacted by the devastating earthquake, they are doing everything they can to support their viewers, survivors, and those in desperate need. Gulsum Ilola, the Deputy Executive of SAT-7 TÜRK shares how many of their staff have lost loved ones and… Continue reading SAT-7 TÜRK Supports Earthquake Survivors While Mourning Losses

Turkey-Syria Earthquake: U.S. Ministry SAT-7 Responds Instantly

EASTON, MD — U.S. media ministry SAT-7 USA (www.sat7usa.org) is responding to the humanitarian crisis in Turkey and Syria following Monday’s catastrophic earthquake. SAT-7 USA president Rex Rogers issued this statement: “Our local channel, SAT-7 TÜRK, is offering words of comfort and strength to viewers across Turkey, and calling for prayer for families who are… Continue reading Turkey-Syria Earthquake: U.S. Ministry SAT-7 Responds Instantly

Why Are so Many Christians Killed in Nigeria?

NIGERIA — More Christians are killed for their faith in Nigeria than in the rest of the world combined. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) faces a vast humanitarian catastrophe, as a wave of religiously motivated violence nurtured in Nigeria has swept across the region, targeting Christian populations at an alarming rate in countries like Burkina Faso, Cameroon,… Continue reading Why Are so Many Christians Killed in Nigeria?

Iran Alive Ministries Partners with Channel One to Reach Even More Viewers in Iran

LOS ANGELES, CA — Iran Alive Ministries (IAM) has officially partnered with Channel One (Kanal Yek TV), a Persian TV channel broadcasting from Los Angeles, CA to viewers in Iran, to obtain a primetime slot for IAM’s Gospel-centric programming. “With this partnership, we will gain many new secular-minded audiences who have already rejected Islam, so… Continue reading Iran Alive Ministries Partners with Channel One to Reach Even More Viewers in Iran

Historic Bibles for Kids Distribution in Macedonia

SKOPJE, MACEDONIA — EEM (Eastern European Mission), a ministry that has steadfastly worked for more than 60 years to supply free Bibles to Eastern Europe and the surrounding nations, recently delivered 225,000 Children’s Bibles in North Macedonia as a result of its Bibles for Kids fundraising campaign. The gift was recognized by both the Church… Continue reading Historic Bibles for Kids Distribution in Macedonia

Media Ministry Gives Voice to Iran’s Embattled Women

IRAN — A Middle East media ministry is giving embattled Iranian women a voice after government officials shut down the nation’s internet amid mass protests that have turned deadly. SAT-7 — a multimedia Christian broadcaster — has seen its WhatsApp and Instagram services disrupted by the digital media blackout, but live satellite television broadcasts are… Continue reading Media Ministry Gives Voice to Iran’s Embattled Women

What Does Life Look Like for a Christian in Afghanistan?

AFGHANISTAN — Baset, a SAT-7 viewer in Afghanistan sent this profoundly moving message describing both the famine and soaring prices affecting everyone in his country and the dangers for anyone suspected of leaving the country’s major religion. Baset: Our lives have changed in Afghanistan. My name is Baset and I am a teacher. But my… Continue reading What Does Life Look Like for a Christian in Afghanistan?

Femicides Surge in Türkiye, 158 Domestic Murders So Far This Year

EASTON, MD — Femicides are on the rise in Türkiye (formerly Turkey) as domestic violence against women soars to epidemic levels. A report in the Daily Sabah last month said Türkiye has seen 158 femicides — gender-related murders — in the first seven months of 2022. Last year, 166 Turkish women were murdered in acts… Continue reading Femicides Surge in Türkiye, 158 Domestic Murders So Far This Year

FEBC Ukraine Videographer Continues Serving Despite Attacks

MYKOLAIV, UKRAINE — Despite attacks on his city in Southern Ukraine, FEBC Film Director Dima continues serving in ministry alongside his pregnant wife. FEBC Ukraine Broadcaster Igor brings this update from the city of Mykolaiv alongside Dima. Igor – FEBC Ukraine Broadcaster: Hello, everyone. My name is Igor, this is Dima, we both from FEBC… Continue reading FEBC Ukraine Videographer Continues Serving Despite Attacks

Religious Freedom Eroding Fast, Warns U.S. Group

SITUATION CRITICAL: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM UNDER SIEGE: Media ministry SAT-7 USA (www.sat7usa.org) warns religious freedom is under increasing attack. Globally, an estimated 80% of people of all faiths face restrictions on freely expressing their religious beliefs, the organization says.

EASTON, MD — A U.S. media ministry warns religious freedom is under increasing pressure — fast reaching a tipping point it describes as “situation critical.” Globally, an estimated 80% of people of all faiths face restrictions on freely expressing their religious beliefs, says SAT-7 USA (www.sat7usa.org), a Christian media broadcaster in the Middle East and… Continue reading Religious Freedom Eroding Fast, Warns U.S. Group

FEBC Ukraine Broadcaster Reports From Bombed Out Kyiv Apartment Building

KYIV, UKRAINE — An apartment building in the Obelon District of Kyiv in Ukraine came under intense shelling on March 14. FEBC Ukraine Senior Broadcaster and Pastor Sergey Nakul brings this update on this latest attack from Russia. Pastor Sergey Nakul – FEBC Ukraine Senior Broadcaster: Another rocket hit apartment building with peaceful civilians with… Continue reading FEBC Ukraine Broadcaster Reports From Bombed Out Kyiv Apartment Building

Ministry Defends Girls, Women Amid Surge in ‘Honor Killings’ in Iran

HONOR KILLINGS: HOW MANY MORE MUST DIE? Middle East media ministry SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) is highlighting the value of women's lives after a 17-year-old Iranian girl was beheaded by her husband in a so-called "honor killing," one of hundreds in Iran every year.

EASTON, MD — A Christian media network in the Middle East is highlighting the value of women’s lives after a 17-year-old Iranian girl was beheaded by her husband in a so-called “honor killing,” one of hundreds every year. According to SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org), Mona Heydari, a child bride at age 13, was beheaded by her husband,… Continue reading Ministry Defends Girls, Women Amid Surge in ‘Honor Killings’ in Iran

Christians Set to Share Their Faith Globally on GO Day, May 28th

BERLIN — An estimated 50 million Christians worldwide are sharing their faith on GO Day, May 28th. May is GO Month, and Christians have been sharing their faith through creative outreaches in Brazil, caring outreaches in the largest slum in Africa – Kibera, Kenya, as well as in Nepal, Myanmar, the Philippines, the Dominican Republic,… Continue reading Christians Set to Share Their Faith Globally on GO Day, May 28th

Social Media Targets Christians in New Kind of Genocide — Noel Yeatts | NewsMax

Noel Yeatts, President of World Help, an international, Christian humanitarian organization serving the needs of the impoverished around the world, discusses the suffering that Christians face, even by those who use social media as a tool to fan the flames of persecution. When you look at lists of the most dangerous places to be a… Continue reading Social Media Targets Christians in New Kind of Genocide — Noel Yeatts | NewsMax

War, Refugees, and Hope

WARRENTON, MO — If you were chased out of your home at gunpoint and had to live in a refugee camp, could you turn it into something good? National missionaries from South Sudan did. They fled their country in 2017 with over 2 million people. Tarp tents, food, and firewood shortages, sanitation and water problems—nothing stopped… Continue reading War, Refugees, and Hope

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Ukrainian Pastor Explains Why He is Defending His Country

KYIV, UKRAINE — Pastor Alec says he wants to bring Jesus to the people, which is why he has chosen to serve as a soldier to defend his country of Ukraine. FEBC Ukraine’s Senior Broadcaster Sergey Nakul found out more about what motivates Pastor Alec to risk his life to fight for his people. Pastor… Continue reading Ukrainian Pastor Explains Why He is Defending His Country

‘Damaged Goods’ Movie to Help Abused Women

NASHVILLE, TN — With an ex-boyfriend who is taking her money, a boss threatening to fire her, and a landlord who won’t fix her apartment, Amanda’s life may not be ideal, but she’s fine – she’s got things under control. That is, until her estranged father comes back into her life, diagnosed with a fatal… Continue reading ‘Damaged Goods’ Movie to Help Abused Women

Ukrainian Grandmother Reunited with Daughter After Fleeing Kyiv

KYIV, UKRAINE — Eastern European Mission has overcome major obstacles to be able to prepare a major distribution of Bibles to thousands of displaced Ukrainian refugees who were forced to flee their homes. Following the Russian invasion EEM was forced to evacuate their Bible warehouse in Kyiv. But when one of their long-time partners returned… Continue reading Ukrainian Grandmother Reunited with Daughter After Fleeing Kyiv

FEBC Ukraine Continues Gospel Broadcasts Despite Conflict

KYIV, UKRAINE — Even though two of FEBC Ukraine’s studios have been damaged by the attacks from the Russian invasion their presenters are finding all means possible to stay on air and broadcast a gospel message of hope across the country. Their senior broadcaster Pastor Sergey Nakul says they are seeing unprecedented opportunities to share… Continue reading FEBC Ukraine Continues Gospel Broadcasts Despite Conflict

GFA World Shares on Fresh Water: An Increasingly Scarce Resource More Vital than Oil or Gold

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide, issued this special report on fresh water: an increasingly scarce resource more vital than oil or gold. Increasing demand… Continue reading GFA World Shares on Fresh Water: An Increasingly Scarce Resource More Vital than Oil or Gold

Tijuana, Mexico Church Becomes Migrant Refuge

TIJUANA, MEXICO — When Gustavo Banda opened his small church in Mexico, little did he imagine that it would become a stopping point for refugees. Located near the U.S. Border, his church hosts tens of thousands of migrants as part of their search for a new life in the United States. George Thomas of CBN… Continue reading Tijuana, Mexico Church Becomes Migrant Refuge

SAT-7 Gifts Provide Learning Access to Syrian Refugee Children

BEIRUT, LEBANON — Five Syrian refugee children have received a new way to access learning from Christian broadcast ministry SAT-7 from the comfort of their home. “They cannot go to school, so we took school to their home,” explains Mostafa, one of the young visitors. Three Syrian boys from SAT-7 ACADEMY program Puzzle visited a… Continue reading SAT-7 Gifts Provide Learning Access to Syrian Refugee Children

Christian Kids and Youth Cling to ‘Digital Lifeline’ in Afghanistan and Iran

ALONE IN AFGHANISTAN, IRAN, KIDS RISK ALL TO 'MEET JESUS:' One girl in Afghanistan tells media ministry SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) she would be "cut to pieces" by the Taliban if discovered watching Christian children's shows broadcast in the local Farsi and Dari languages. Thousands of young children and teens in Afghanistan and Iran – many of them alone and in hiding – are using secure phone apps to watch live Christian shows and connect with other believers.

EASTON, MD — Children as young as 4 are risking their lives in Afghanistan because they want to “meet Jesus” and talk to other Christians, even as they hide from the Taliban. Desperate for hope, thousands of young children and teens – often the only Christians in their families – are turning to a Middle… Continue reading Christian Kids and Youth Cling to ‘Digital Lifeline’ in Afghanistan and Iran

Serving Christ Along the Silk Road

GREENVILLE, SC – Silk Road Catalyst is a Multi-National family of Disciple-Makers engaging the Gospel-Deprived in and from the Silk Road Region through a Presence of Legitimacy. The original Silk Road was a network of trade routes connecting China and the Far East with the Middle East and Europe during the Han Dynasty in 130… Continue reading Serving Christ Along the Silk Road

Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

GERMANY — Millions of refugees fleeing war and economic hardships in the Middle East and Africa have made their way to Europe. They must learn a new language and learn how to deal with schools, transportation, banks and everything else. But a Christian foundation in Germany has created a unique housing project to help refugees… Continue reading Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

Afghan Girls ‘In Terror’ of Becoming Taliban Brides

AFGHAN CHRISTIAN GIRLS 'TERRIFIED' OF BECOMING TALIBAN BRIDES: Young Christian women and girls in Afghanistan are living in terror of being abducted as child brides for Taliban fighters -- and they're turning to a unique ministry for help. "(We) are terrified," 16-year-old Nisha told satellite and online Christian broadcaster SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org).

EASTON, MD — Young Christian women and girls in Afghanistan are living in terror of being abducted as child brides for Taliban fighters — and they’re turning to a unique ministry for help. “(We) are terrified,” 16-year-old Nisha told satellite and online Christian broadcaster SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org). “Everyone is afraid and scared of the Taliban. I… Continue reading Afghan Girls ‘In Terror’ of Becoming Taliban Brides

Afghanistan: ‘Christian Taliban’ Ask to ‘Meet Jesus’

AFGHANISTAN: 'CHRISTIAN TALIBAN' ASK TO 'MEET JESUS:' Despite the threat of persecution,, Afghans are turning to Christianity in growing numbers -- and creating a wave of "Christian Taliban," satellite television and online media ministry SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) reports. Viewers -- eager to meet Jesus -- are asking: "Is Jesus in the studio?"

EASTON, MD — Despite the threat of persecution, Afghans are turning to Christianity in growing numbers — and creating a wave of “Christian Taliban,” a ministry to Afghanistan reports. “The word ‘Taliban’ actually means ‘student,’” said Dr. Rex Rogers, president of Christian media ministry SAT-7 USA (www.sat7usa.org), “and right now increasing numbers of Afghans are… Continue reading Afghanistan: ‘Christian Taliban’ Ask to ‘Meet Jesus’

Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

WASHINGTON — A groundbreaking Baylor University study of a Prison Fellowship International (PFI) in-prison program provides evidence that the faith-based course transforms prisoners – and leads to culture change in prisons. “PFI is providing innovative prison programs that are quickly becoming one of the centerpieces of the emerging field of positive criminology,” said Dr. Byron… Continue reading Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

As Christians in Afghanistan Struggle for Their Lives, US Christians to March, Pray in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON — More than 340 million people around the world suffer persecution for practicing their Christian faith – making it the largest persecuted religious group. In solidarity with them, and to help raise awareness, the 2nd annual March for the Martyrs will take place in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25, 2021. It’s the first time… Continue reading As Christians in Afghanistan Struggle for Their Lives, US Christians to March, Pray in Washington, D.C.

‘The Glenn Beck Program’ Listeners Raise over $32 Million to Rescue Christians Trapped in Afghanistan

DALLAS — As the world watched Afghanistan fall to the Taliban, multi-media personality and humanitarian Glenn Beck enlisted the help of loyal “The Glenn Beck Program” listeners to raise funds in an attempt to rescue thousands — mainly women and children — trapped in the country. While hosting the Premiere Networks-syndicated radio program on Wednesday,… Continue reading ‘The Glenn Beck Program’ Listeners Raise over $32 Million to Rescue Christians Trapped in Afghanistan

Christian Media Director Supports Vulnerable Women in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN – As the underground church of Afghanistan faces the continued threat of attacks by the Taliban who are going door to door in search of believers, the Director of the Christian run Middle East Women’s Leadership Network is calling for the international community to stand with the many vulnerable women working in the media… Continue reading Christian Media Director Supports Vulnerable Women in Afghanistan

How Will Afghan Christians Survive Under the Taliban?

DARE TO BELIEVE: A veteran Christian media pioneer who lived through rocket attacks and car bombings in war-torn Beirut, Lebanon, says Christians in the Middle East have never been more willing to risk everything to put their faith on display. Dare to Believe! Stories of Faith from the Middle East -- a new book launched today -- tells how Christian television ministry SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) mushroomed into one of the Middle East's most-watched networks since the first broadcast exactly 25 years ago.

EASTON, MD — With Afghanistan in the news, interview a daring 50-year Christian media pioneer in the Middle East — and hear his surprising take on cultural and religious shifts in the red-hot region. Middle East Christian media pioneer Terence “Terry” Ascott, founder of SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) and author of the new book Dare to Believe!… Continue reading How Will Afghan Christians Survive Under the Taliban?

SAT-7 Supports Afghan Christians in Danger from Taliban

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — Underground Afghan Christians are fearing for their lives as the Taliban is going door to door looking for believers who have the Bible on their phones. In response SAT-7’s Persian language television station is providing special broadcasts to help the believers in this troubled region. SAT-7 PARS is also running emergency on-screen… Continue reading SAT-7 Supports Afghan Christians in Danger from Taliban

All Things Possible – Marine Turned Missionary

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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – “There are times that bad stuff is going to happen, no matter how much you try and prevent it. It’s what you do afterward that makes a difference.” – excerpt from the opening of the documentary movie, “Triggered.” All Things Possible is a unique faith-based organization founded by Victor Marx. Marx… Continue reading All Things Possible – Marine Turned Missionary

Families Share Stories of Hope at Site of Beirut Blast

BEIRUT, LEBANON – Families from across Lebanon who lost loved ones in the Beirut explosion that claimed more than 200 lives in August 2020 shared stories on how the blast changed their lives forever, during a SAT-7 special program called You Are Not Alone, a year on from the disaster. The Christian television station filmed… Continue reading Families Share Stories of Hope at Site of Beirut Blast

Beirut Blast Anniversary Prompts Request for Prayer

BEIRUT, LEBANON – On the one year anniversary of the devastating Beirut blast explosion, thousands of people are still homeless and the crisis is growing. Shortages of water, electricity, and medicine plus a financial free-fall are turning Lebanon into what some are calling a “failed state”. In the midst of the crisis, the Christian satellite… Continue reading Beirut Blast Anniversary Prompts Request for Prayer

In Isolated Regions of the World, Printing is Essential, Final Step in Bible Translation and the Only Way to Share Scripture

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is assisting with printing and distributing newly translated Scriptures through its Print On Demand initiative. “Translation is the crucial first step,” says Interim President and CEO Tim Neu. “But when this… Continue reading In Isolated Regions of the World, Printing is Essential, Final Step in Bible Translation and the Only Way to Share Scripture

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